Members of the community gathered to honor longtime fire chief Mike Zamantakis on Monday. Friends, family and co-workers joined the outgoing chief to celebrate his retirement at an open house throughout the day.
Zamantaskis has been the fire chief in Helper since 1996 and has given over 40 years of service as a firefighter. After many years, Zamantakis has set his sights on retirement. The chief explained that he enjoyed his time at the fire department and looks forward to enjoying retirement.